Permanent & temporary Employment Visas


Employer nomination Scheme (ENS) Subclass 186 

Nominator requirements must be fulfilled by the employer who is nominating you. 

There are three possible streams.

  • Direct entry
  • Temporary Resident Transition Stream
  • Labour agreement 

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Subclass 187 

Nominations from regional based employers  for a position based in a regional area.

  • Direct Entry stream
  • Temporary Resident Transition Stream

Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) Visa

This will be available from November 2022


Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Subclass 482 visa

This visa sub class replaced the 457 visa from 18 March 2018. 

There are three streams available under this visa category.

Short Term Stream:  

  • For short term positions in the relevant Skilled Occupation List with visa grant period of 2 years.

Medium Term Stream:

For skilled workers with an occupation in the relevant MLTSSL. Visa grant period is up to 4 years and pathway to Permeant Residency is available.

Labour Agreement Stream: 

For employers who have secured a labour agreement with Government.

Skilled Employer Sponsored (Provisional)

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)

These two categories of visas will be available from December 2019

Other Temporary Short Stay Visa

You may want to come to Australia for a temporary visit to engage in other  work related activities. There is a wide range of visa categories to suit your needs.

Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) Subclass 400

Temporary Work (International Relations) Subclass 403 

Training Subclass 407 

Temporary Activities Subclass 408 

Working Holiday Subclass 417

Work and Holiday Subclass 462 

Learn More

Recent changes in Migration Legislation, Regulation and Policy have set different requirements to be met by the employer nominator and the visa applicant. We can guide you and your employer through this process. 

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